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Jaycee Dugard

Change Your Shoes And Let 'GIFTS' Guide You To Meaningful Success

Kathy Andersen | Posted 02.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Kathy Andersen

Today, pause, take time to step away from your busyness, feel your inspirations, be compelled by your greatest intention, allow your gifts to rise. Write them down. Put them to "work!"

Lisa Belkin

Desperately Seeking A Lesson In Cleveland | Lisa Belkin | Posted 05.09.2013 | Parents

I don’t know whether to celebrate or mourn. The news from Cleveland is both every parent’s hope (missing children found alive) and worst night...

Shame on All Of Us

Jane Wells | Posted 07.07.2013 | Impact
Jane Wells

I bet Elizabeth Smart and Jaycee Dugard felt a roller coaster of emotions when they heard about Amanda Berry's rescue yesterday. I know I did. Let's not forget the thousands of other American girls who are out there working as sex slaves.

Andy Campbell

'My Child Is Still Gone' | Andy Campbell | Posted 05.08.2013 | Crime

The three women rescued on Monday had been held captive as long as 10 years. For families of others still missing, the news evokes mixed feelings. ...

Famous Kidnapping Cases

AP | GEORGE JAHN | Posted 05.07.2013 | Crime

The discovery of three women in a Cleveland home who all had gone missing separately about a decade ago brings to mind cases of abductions elsewhere. ...

David Lohr

After 7 Years, Tearful Parents Ask, 'Where's Jennifer Kesse?' | David Lohr | Posted 03.27.2014 | Crime

Seven years ago on Thursday, the lives of Drew Kesse and his family were forever changed by the sudden and unexplained disappearance of his daughter, ...

Could Feds Have Prevented Jaycee Dugard's 18-Year Nightmare?

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 08.08.2012 | Crime

SAN FRANCISCO -- Attorneys representing kidnapping survivor Jaycee Dugard are demanding a judge sanction U.S. Department of Justice lawyers for allege...

Oprah Honored With Major Award

AP | ALICIA QUARLES | Posted 05.10.2012 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — Oprah Winfrey was embraced in a hug by longtime friend Diane von Furstenberg as she took to the stage to accept a "Lifetime Leadersh...

David Lohr

WATCH: Jaycee Dugard's New Message | David Lohr | Posted 01.04.2012 | Crime

Jaycee Lee Dugard has released her first public service announcement for her organization, which helps support families that have been the victims of ...

My Hero - 2011

Diane Dimond | Posted 12.06.2011 | Crime
Diane Dimond

In Jaycee's memoir, A Stolen Life, she recounts in almost childlike terms how caring for stray animals -- and later her two children -- helped her keep her humanity and her sanity.

David Lohr

Jaycee Dugard Sues Federal Government For Failing To Monitor Kidnapper | David Lohr | Posted 11.22.2011 | Crime

Jaycee Lee Dugard has filed a claim against the U.S. government for failing to monitor Phillip Garrido, the convicted sex offender who kidnapped her i...

Did Jaycee Dugard "Do Survival Right"? Did I? Did You?

Jane Devin | Posted 10.29.2011 | Women
Jane Devin

When it comes to survival and recovery, not even the popular saying, "Don't judge a person until you've walked a mile in their shoes" goes far enough.

Dugard Kidnappers Deny Committing Other Abduction

AP | Posted 10.17.2011 | Crime

HAYWARD, Calif. -- Police have questioned the California couple convicted of kidnapping Jaycee Dugard about the high-profile abduction of a 9-year-old...

(WATCH) Disturbing Jaycee Dugard Kidnapper Video Prompts Lawmakers Into Action

AP | JASON DEAREN | Posted 10.03.2011 | Crime

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A day after releasing disturbing footage videotaped by one of Jaycee Dugard's captors and a report highlighting law enforcement ...

Report Blasts Justice System For Allowing Dugard Kidnapper To Roam Free

AP | JASON DEAREN | Posted 10.02.2011 | Crime

SAN FRANCISCO — Disturbing new video released Tuesday shows the wife of convicted kidnapper and rapist Phillip Garrido luring a young girl into ...

Diane Sawyer: The Book Whisperer

Posted 09.13.2011 | Media

There's a pattern emerging with people who talk to Diane Sawyer while they're shopping books: the books go to the top of the bestseller list. Jayc...

WATCH: Elizabeth Smart Makes Her ABC Debut

Posted 09.13.2011 | Media

Elizabeth Smart made her debut as an ABC commentator on Thursday's "Good Morning America." Smart used her first appearance to deliver a message to fel...

DA Releases Garrido Couple's Creepy Home Videos

AP | TERENCE CHEA | Posted 09.12.2011 | Crime

SAN FRANCISCO — Newly released videos recorded by the Northern California couple who held Jaycee Lee Dugard captive for 18 years provide chillin...

A Tale of Two Mothers: Casey Anthony and Jaycee Dugard

Cilla McCain | Posted 09.10.2011 | Impact
Cilla McCain

If we can be thankful for anything to do with Caylee Anthony's murder, at least she is now in a place where nobody can ever harm her again. However, there are children who at this very instant, desperately need our country's attention and swift action.

ABC's Jaycee Dugard Interview Draws Huge Ratings

AP | Posted 09.10.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — The story of a California woman kidnapped and held prisoner by a sex offender for 18 years has proven compelling for television viewe...

Jaycee Dugard Describes 18 Years Of Horror In First Interview

AP | Posted 09.09.2011 | Media

SAN FRANCISCO -- Talking through tears, a California woman held captive for nearly two decades told of the pain and determination as she gave birth to...

Shocking New Details Released In Jaycee Dugard Case

AP | LISA LEFF and DON THOMPSON | Posted 08.03.2011 | Los Angeles

PLACERVILLE, Calif. — Through it all, the kidnapping, the repeated sexual assaults and the isolation of being hidden away for over 18 years, Jay...

Jaycee Dugard, Held Captive For 18 Years, Feared Trying To Escape

AP | LISA LEFF | Posted 08.02.2011 | Los Angeles

PLACERVILLE, Calif. -- A woman who was kidnapped, raped and held captive for 18 years was so afraid of her abductors that she never tried to escape, a...

Phillip Garrido Sentenced To Life In Prison In Jaycee Dugard Case

AP | By LISA LEFF | Posted 08.02.2011 | Los Angeles

Lisa Leff, Associated Press PLACERVILLE, Calif. -- A serial sex offender was ordered Thursday to spend the rest of his life in prison after the Cal...

Jaycee Dugard Case Prompts Reforms In Sex-Offender Tracking

AP | DON THOMPSON | Posted 07.26.2011 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Buried under a tidal wave of electronic data, California parole agents next week will significantly change how they monitor...